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Stories from biology:

A group of BYU professors has found that giving students access to their personal biological data has a profound impact on their learning experience.

Anne Thomas

Anne Thomas is only the fifth BYU student to earn the all-expenses-paid fellowship since Bill and Melinda Gates started the Gates Cambridge Scholarship program in 2000.

New research by BYU biologist Blaine Griffen finds the increase in swimming could permanently affect polar bear populations, leading to smaller bears, reduced reproduction rates and even increased risk of death for the bears.

Professor Belk on a boat talking to students

BYU biology students get their hands dirty with an inspiring field experience in Alaska. 

Alzheimers Study

BYU biologists have discovered a rare genetic variant that helps people who should get Alzheimer's remain healthy.

A newly published study by BYU researchers details how marijuana affects an adolescent brain’s reward center, at the cellular level.

We all know that a poor diet is unhealthy, but a new BYU study finds that stress may just as harmful to our bodies as a really bad diet.

Summerhays

Although the topics of evolution and faith are often seen as conflicting, BYU biology professor Steven L. Peck will argue otherwise in this fall’s Summerhays Lecture, titled Evolving Faith: Putting Evolution in an LDS Context.

Byron Adams

BYU biologist Byron Adams has spent many bone-chilling months in Antarctica digging up creatures like tardigrades, nematodes and rotifers to find out how they survived the ice age. His latest work took him to the top of an Antarctic glacier.

Jewel Beetles

The Emerald Ash Borer is eating its way across America. Next stop? Utah. But not if BYU biologists can do something about it.